In July 2007, the project will be judged by SIFE and the Goldman Sachs Foundation for a chance to participate in the Goldman Sachs Capital Markets Day held in
The project entitled “Treasure Hunt” teaches the steps an entrepreneur takes in order to receive funding to begin a new business or expand an existing business, analytical and problem-solving skills and the vocabulary necessary to understand the intricacies associated with different funding sources. The learning experience includes a basic understanding of the different risks and rewards various entrepreneurs face in their respective business endeavors. The interactive CD-ROM game teaches students the financial management skills necessary to achieve financial independence, a requirement given by SIFE headquarters.
The project is being taught at
SIFE is a global, non-profit organization that is literally changing the world through highly dedicated student teams on more than 1600 university campuses in 40 countries. SIFE offers these students the opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise, thereby improving the standard of living for millions in the process. Texas State SIFE is one of the leading collegiate teams within the
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